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Apache Promotes IoT Database Project

Sep 25, 2020 |

An open source Internet of Things database effort has been elevated as a “top-level project” by the Apache Software Foundation.

Launched as a research project at Tsinghua University and accepted as an incubator effort in 2018, Apache IoTDB targets industrial IoT applications and attendant analytics and data storage requirements. Read more…

Cassandra Adoption Correlates with Experience

Sep 22, 2020 |

The Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is predominantly used by companies that have taken off the training wheels and forged ahead with aggressive digital initiatives, a usage survey finds.

The 2020 adoption report released last week also found the IT sector is by far the largest user of Cassandra, with developer and DevOps teams accounting for 52 percent of practitioners. Read more…

Aerospike Gives Legacy Infrastructure a Real-Time Boost

Sep 15, 2020 |

A database connector upgrade released this week by Aerospike Inc. links open source frameworks like Apache Spark data streaming to existing enterprise data infrastructure.

Among the goals is providing backward compatibility with mainframes and other relational data stores that are currently unable to handle data analytics and machine learning workloads. Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Aug 4, 2020 |

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

MongoDB Steps Up Game with MongoDB Cloud

Jun 9, 2020 |

First there was Atlas, MongoDB’s hosted database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering for public clouds. Now the company is launching MongoDB Cloud, an amalgamation of a range of MongoDB products and services that includes Atlas, the ability to query S3 data, synchronization with mobile databases, and more. Read more…

KgBase Aims to Close the Knowledge Gap

May 29, 2020 |

Organizations are discovering the power of knowledge graphs to extract useful information from unstructured data. But full-fledged graph databases can require specialized skills to interact with, while online spreadsheets can leave the user wanting more. Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics.

For example, Swarm64 is aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Apr 16, 2020 |

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation data architecture takes shape to solve emerging real-time data processing and machine learning challenges, the lines separating things like object stores, databases, and streaming data frameworks will begin to blur. Read more…

Aerospike Adopts Cloud Native Standards with Cloud Offering

Mar 24, 2020 |

Organizations that want the benefit of a high-performance NoSQL database but don’t want to spend a lot of time managing it may want to check out the new Aerospike Cloud, which features a Kubernetes operator and other cloud components from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Read more…

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